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Fracking: yes or no?

The government formed a Commission to evaluate the convenience of developing Fracking in the country. Opinions are still divided.

 

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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El Porton again

The ‘boom’ of the anti-oil referendums put several projects around Colombia in check, and communities continue with the intention of blocking the development of oil projects. A referendum against the Porton is once again on the table

 

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Breathing easier in Medellin

Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), the Attorney General’s Office, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MinMinas), the Ministry of Environment (MinAmbiente) and Medellin’s Mayor’s Office signed a pact to improve the city’s air quality.

 

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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ANLA on Oripaya field

The National Agency of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) announced a technical team to follow up on the Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) project Oripaya block located in the municipality of San Jose de Cucuta in the department of Santander.

 

Monday, October 1st, 2018
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ANLA on Zulia project

The National Agency of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) announced a technical team to follow up on the exploratory drilling project Rio Zulia West of the company Turkish Petroleum.

 

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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Six months after the La Lizama incident, what has changed?

It has been half a year since the environmental emergency at Ecopetrol’s (NYSE:EC) La Lizama 158 well took place. Environmental entities visited the area and published a report. This and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

 

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Royalties to save Colombia’s wetlands

Senator of the Centro Democratico political party, María del Rosario Guerra, spoke about how royalties’ resources could help save ecosystems in the department of Sucre.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Fracking is not that bad, after all

Fracking has been a controversial subject for communities, but if anyone will benefit from the development of this technique, it is them.

 

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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MinAmbiente comments

Ricardo Lozano, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, spoke about the priority issues for the entity and the strategies to work on these issues.

 

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Signatures against fracking

Signatures against fracking

The oil sector has proposed the development of unconventional projects to increase the country’s oil reserves and ensure self-sufficiency in the long term. However, this has generated much controversy and many Colombians have expressed their rejection of this possibility.

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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